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live from las vegas. your only choice for live local news right now. with emmy award winner john huck. christine maddela. and weather 24/7 with chief meteoroligist ted pretty. this is fox5 news at 5:30. local las vegas. thanks for joining us for your only local news at 5:30. court proceedings... put on hold today... for an ex-felon accused of shooting and killing a customer at starbucks. he will remain without bail until at least friday. this morning, pedro garcia's court-appointed public defender asked a judge for more time to confirm whether his office has can represent garcia in the case. the attorney said outside court he expects his client to plead not guilty. witnesses say garcia entered the store after his payment card was declined sunday at the drive-thru window of the starbucks near rainbow and warm springs. he's accused of shooting and killing aleksandr khutsishvili )... a naturalized u-s citizen from
a friend of his says he went by the name sasha and served in the miltiary where he learned not to back away from conflict. that friend said he was a father of three. the escape of a murder suspect who broke out of handcuffs and ran from a north las vegas police holding room - may have been a one- of-a kind incident. law enforcement officials around the country say they can't recall a similar case. but police in southern nevada are double- checking equipment anyway - and reminding officers to keep an eye on people in custody. metro says its enacted what it takes to break the hinge of a set of "peerless" handcuffs - just like what happened in early september in north las vegas. both departments now say - long story short - people in custody should always be supervised. a group called "nevadans for the common good" is not fond of the proposed football stadium. the group is asking everyone to educate themselves on substantial risks involved with this deal. "nevadans for the common good" is made up of more than forty non
stadium may become a huge burden to tax payers... and points to other cities that struggled after building a stadium " we hope people as citizens will step up, make a phone call, send an email, send a tweet, send something that says "do not vote for this. " the seven hundred and fifty million public subsidy would be the largest in history governor brian sandoval says he will call a special session sometime in october to consider the tax increase. a former indy racer who was paralyzed from the neck down is back in the driver's seat. "sam schmidt" is now nevada's first licensed driver of an autonomous vehicle. his modified corvette allows him to drive by using four cameras that monitor his head movements and transmits them to the tires. the car was modified by "arrow's electronics" they say this new technology means big things for the paralyzed and they hope it will be widely available in the next ten years.
vehicle. sam is still actually driving the vehicle, if you will. not in the traditional sense that we're used too but he's still interfacing with the vehicle so it is not an autonomous vehicle. " sponsors of the event were allowed to go on ride-alongs with sam in his new car. smashing pumpkins... for a good cause... in time for the halloween season. this weekend is the "walk to smash out a-l-s." in addition to the walk... you can smash pumpkins - watermelons - or check this out... beat up an old car with a basebal bat or sledgehammer. the money raised will go to fight a- l-s. "there's going to be djs and photo booths and we're going to smash out als by smashing the heck out of a big junkyard car. there's going to be hundreds of people. it's free to the public." the walk to defeat a-l-s is this saturday at cornerstone park - near stephanie and wigwam in henderson. registration begins at 7-30 a-m. the walk is at 9 a-m. we have more info
you can stay up- to-date... with fox five using your mobile device. just head to fox five vegas dot com... and download our app. it's the best resource... for breaking news... weather... and traffic. an off-strip casino is going through some changes. there will be something different about the palms... starting this weekend. life is beautiful just wrapped up days ago. now we know if the festival will return next year. this is fox5 news at 5:30, your only choice for live local news right
politics should never come before basic health care, but that's the choice joe heck keeps making. women like me rely on planned parenthood for checkups and cancer screenings, but
congressman joe heck voted ten times to take away their funding. heck even threatened to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood. shutting down the government... taking away access to lifesaving care...
says it has plans to reinvest in the property... but any big changes won't be seen for another year or two. all employees have been invited to stay with the palms - with the same wages - benefits - seniority - and vacation time. "life is beautiful" has been over for less than a week - but is already gearing up for next year. the 2017 edition of the music and art festival will return september 22-nd... to the 24-th. a limited quantity of pre-sale tickets will be available tomorrow at 10 a-m. general admission tickets are 225- dollars. three-day v-i-p tickets are 575- dollars. it will be the fifth year for the big event in downtown las vegas. for the first time ever... congress overrides a veto - by president obama. now... families of 9-11 victims can take legal action against saudi arabia. what does it all mean? "inside the law" is next. your fox5 weather
district attorney steve
wolfson: as district attorney, i've prosecuted a lot of violent people. our background check laws have stopped over 5,000 dangerous criminals from buying guns here in nevada. es it easy for those same dangerous people to buy guns. they get them at gun shows and online from perfect strangers with no background checks, no questions asked. it's a dangerous loophole. closing it will save lives. let's make it harder for criminals, safer for us.
for the first time - congress has rejected a veto by president obama. the house voted today - to override his veto of legislation that would allow the families of nine-eleven victims to sue saudi arabia. "two thirds having voted in favor, the bill is passed (thump) " the move by the house comes after the senate voted 97 to one... to also override the veto. saudi arabia is accused of backing the nine- eleven attackers. the legislation to sue the nation
that obama and top pentagon officials warn could put u-s troops and interests at risk. this is a--it's a dangerous precedent and it's an example of why sometimes you have to do what's hard. if you're perceived as voting against 9/11 families right before an election, not surprisingly that's a hard for people to take several lawmakers who voted for the legislation defects could trigger lawsuits from people in other countries opposed to u-s policies and military actions. but proponents said the bill is narrowly tailored and applies only to acts of terrorism that occur on u.s. soil. our legal analyst bob massi joins us now for "inside the law". our legal analyst bob massi is here with more. closed captioning will resume shortly closed captioning
send questions and comments about inside the law to bob dot massi at fox five vegas dot com. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty a slight chance of showers overnight and through thursday with a high of 89 degrees. we dry out and warm up for friday and saturday with highs around 90. we pick up southwest gusts on saturday to 25 mph, then to 30 mph on sunday. the strongest wind looks to be on monday with gusts to 40 mph from the southwest. we'll see 85 as a high on
for highs monday through wednesday. a slight chance of showers overnight and through thursday with a high of 89 degrees. we dry out and warm up for friday and sa highs around 90. we pick up southwest gusts on saturday to 25 mph, then to 30 mph on sunday. the strongest wind looks to be on monday with gusts to 40 mph from the southwest. we'll see 85 as a high on
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some of the 'all new' stories we are working for fox5 news at six. a man shot and killed outside an unlicensed club in the back of a clothing store. now -- police have a lead on a suspect and two people of interest. we'll show you the surveillance video... and a description of the suspect's vehicle. plus... a hotel and casino on the strip receives a makeover. we'll show you the renovations to harrah's las vegas... and how they're making it more convenient to check in and out. and... pop star katy perry strips down to convince people to vote. we'll hear her message about election day. here in las vegas... we have the downtown container park. it uses old cargo shipping containers for bars - restaurants - and shops. the concept is now being used for new homes. "american family housing" - a nonprofit that builds housing and provides services for the homeless - is creating california's first shipping-container apartment building. a foundation has been laid... with construction underway - including windows - electricity - and
"with the trade disperity between the u.s. and china, there's a huge surplus of containers that the chinese don't want back. it costs 800 to amnufacture one in china. it costs mor than that to ship back empty. " three containers are used to make one apartment unit. thanks for joining us.. fox5 news at 6 o'clock is straight ahead. [cell phone vibrating] when the billionaire koch brothers call,
h the koch brothers' agenda 85% of the time. giving tax breaks to big oil companies and the super rich, but ending medicare as we know it and forcing cuts to social security. taking care of the koch brothers may be a good call for joe heck, but it doesn't work for nevada's working families. senate majority pac is responsible
live from las vegas fox5 news at 6 starts now. a homeowner is robbed and tied to a chair. what one of the robbers did on the way out... that helped in his arrest. closed captioning will resume shortly and the latest trends and devices on display at the global gaming expo. how vendors are working to tr millennials into the gambling industry. but first we start with breaking news on fox five news at six. a suspect and two people of interest are wanted after a deadly shooting at an unlicensed club this past weekend. here's a look at surveillance video of the men. police say officers found a man with gunshot wounds outside a clothing store -- near decatur and craig. the back room was an unlicensed